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The road to NCAA Championships starts here.

Conference championships are underway for men’s college golf. The winners of 31 conference tournaments have been granted automatic qualifications for 2019 regional play.

Below you’ll find a complete list of all the tournaments and their champions (Editor’s note: * signifies match play).

Golfweek will update this page as tournaments conclude.

MORE: Women’s conference championships | Golfweek rankings

ACC

April 18-20, Old North State Club, New London, N.C. 

Georgia Tech won its 18th ACC title with a tournament record score of 37-under par. Florida State’s Jon Pak (-13) held off Tech’s Andy Ogletree (-12) and Clemson’s Bryson Nimmer (-11) to claim the individual title.

American Athletic

April 21-23, Innisbrook Resort, Copperhead Course, Innisbrook, Fla.

Memphis shot even par, the only AAC team to do so, as the Tigers claimed the league title. SMU was second at +12, while Central Florida was third at +13. McClure Meissner of SMU won medalist honors by six shots after going 66-66-68 over the three-day event.

Atlantic 10 Conference

April 26-28, Grand Cypress Golf Club, Orlando, Fla.

VCU shot 7-under as a team in the final round en route to the A-10 title, beating runner-up Davidson by two shots. George Washington’s Logan Lowe won the invidual title at 6-under, with teammate Adrian Castagnola and VCU’s Ian Peng finishing T-2 at 5-under.

Atlantic Sun

April 21-23, Chateau Elan, Braselton, Ga.

North Florida finished six-under to win by 12 shots over Liberty and 29 shots over third-place Jacksonville. North Florida’s Jordan Batchelor finished alone at the top, despite a final-round 73, as he was three shots better than teammate Andrew Alligood. Gabe Lench and Kieran Vincent finished 3-4 to pace Liberty.

Big 12 Conference

April 26-28, The Greenbrier, White Sulphur Springs, W.V.

Oklahoma State (-13) claimed its 55th Big 12 Conference title, 11 shots clear of runner-up TCU, whose Hayden Springer bested the Cowboys’ Viktor Hovland by one stroke to claim medalist honors at 8-under.

Big East Conference

April 26-28, Callawassie Island, Okatie, S.C.

For the third time in five years, Marquette won the Big East title, 24 shots clear of runner-up DePaul. Four golden eagles finished inside the top eight. Xavier’s Garrett Wood claimed the individual title, one shot clear of Marquette’s Matt Murlick.

Big Sky Conference

April 26-28, Boulder Creek Golf Club, Boulder City, Nev.

Weber State shot 15 under as a team in the final round, but it wasn’t enough to catch Northern Colorado, who earned the Big Sky title at 18 under. Southern Utah’s Jake Vincent earned medalist honors besting Sacramento State’s Jeff Carr by one stroke at 9 under.

Big South*

April 17-20, The Patriot Golf Club, Ninety Six, S.C.

Campbell won the stroke play portion of the Big South Conference tournament by 32 shots and then went undefeated in match play to win its second conference title in three years. The win is the Camels’ school-record fifth tournament title of the season, sending Campbell to a fourth-straight appearance in the NCAA regionals.

Big Ten Conference

April 26-28, Philadelphia Cricket Club, Flourtown, Pa. 

Indiana’s Ethan Shepherd made a hole-in-one during the final round, but all the attention was on Illinois, who claimed its fifth consecutive Big Ten title as the only team to finish under par at 2-under. Illini freshman Adrien Dumont de Chasart shared the individual title with Minnesota’s Angus Flanagan at 2-over.

Big West Conference

April 29-30, Wailua Golf Course, Lihue, Hawaii

The only team to finish under par in the final round, Cal State Fullerton shot 4-under to jump from fourth to first and win its first Big West title since 2014. The Titan’s Matt Wilson claimed the individual title at 5-under, four shots clear of UC Davis’ Thomas Hutchison.

Colonial Athletic Association

April 19-21, Pinehurst No. 8, Pinehurst, N.C.

UNC Wilmington shot 3-under in the final round to run away with the CAA title for a Seahawk sweep of the conference after the women’s team claimed its title a few days prior. The individual champion came down to a fourway playoff between UNCW’s A. Segundo Oliva Pinto, Elon’s William Harwood, James Madison’s George Heath and College of Charleston’s Michael Sass. Segundo Oliva Pinto made birdie on the first playoff hole to take the title.

Conference USA*

April 22-25, Texarkana Country Club, Texarkana, Ark.

Middle Tennessee’s Cooper Sears sealed the deal on the sixth playoff hole to hand the Blue Raiders the Conference USA title, beating No. 1 seed UTSA to claim back-to-back league titles. Rice’s Jake Benson beat Sears by one stroke to claim the individual title.

Horizon League

April 21-23, Mission Inn Resort & Club, Howey-in-the-Hills, Fla.

Wright State is alright after shooting even par as a team in the final round to win the league title by eight shots over Northern Kentucky. Green Bay’s George Kneiser shot a final-round 75 but held on for the individual title by three shots.

Ivy League

April 19-21, Hidden Creek Golf Club, Egg Harbor, N.J.

Despite shooting 7-over in the final round, Princeton was able to hold off a late charge from Columbia to secure the Ivy League title. Yale senior James Nicholas and 2018 Ivy League Player of the Year took the individual title at 2-over.

Metro Atlantic Athletic

April 17-20, Disney’s Magnolia Golf Course, Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

Iona College successfully defended its MAAC title as the Gaels claimed their sixth conference title with the wire-to-wire win. Saint Peter’s sophomore Jeffrey Peters claimed the individual title by four shots over Sienna College’s Jared Nelson and Iona’s Oisin Deveruex.

Mid-American Conference

April 26-28, Club Walden, Aurora, Ohio

Kent State and Eastern Michigan were named co-champions at 5-over after the final round of the MAC Championships was cancelled due to poor conditions. Toledo’s Duncan McNeill earned the individual title at 5 under.

Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference

April 28-30, Crosswinds Golf Club, Savannah, Ga.

Augusta ran away with its fifth consecutive MEAC title, besting Bethune-Cookman University by 22 strokes. The Jags’ Alex van Wyk earned medalist honors at 7-under, two shots ahead of teammate Gustav Andersson. All five of Augusta’s players finished inside the top seven.

Missouri Valley Conference

April 22-23, The Club at Porto Cima, Sunrise Beach, Mo. 

Southern Illinois made quick work of the Missouri Valley Conference Championships, winning by 10 strokes at 5-under par. Missouri State’s Kory Franks and Illinois State’s David Rauer shared the individual title at 4 under.

Mountain West Conference

April 26-28, OMNI Tucson National, Tucson, Ariz.

New Mexico went low, shooting 14 under in the final round to fend off Colorado State en route to the Mountain West title at 33 under. The Lobos’ Sean Carlon and Galven Green went to a playoff for the individual title, with Green coming out on top.

Northeast Conference

April 26-28, LPGA International – Hills Course, Daytona Beach, Fla.

Robert Morris fended off Bryant to claim the Northeast Conference title at 34 over for the first time since 2015. Fairleigh Dickinson’s Florian Schroedl, the only player to finish under par, earned medalist honors at 1 under.

Ohio Valley

April 21-23, Robert Trent Jones at the Shoals, Muscle Shoals, Ala.

Jacksonville State shot 11 under in the final round to the Ohio Valley title by 11 shots over Belmont. Jesus Montenegro won medalist honors, while his teammate Quim Vidal Mora was second, three shots back. Maximo Portais was T-5 and Benedikt Thalmayr finished T-10 for the Gamecocks.

Pac-12 Conference

April 23-24, Eugene Country Club, Eugene, Ore.

Stanford claimed the Pac-12 title seven shots clear of runner-up UCLA at 7-under par. Cal’s Colin Morikawa became the fourth Golden Bear to win the conference’s individual title.

Patriot League

April 27-28, Seven Oaks Golf Club, Hamilton, N.Y.

Army shot 10 under in the final round to claim the Patriot League title at 1 over, eight shots clear of runner-up Lafayette College, whose Will Halamndaris took the individual title in a playoff.

SEC*

April 24-28, Sea Island Golf Club – Seaside Course, Sea Island, Ga.

No. 1 seed Auburn lost to No. 7 seed Arkansas 3-1-1 in the final round of match play as the Razorbacks claimed their first SEC title since 1995. Auburn easily won the stroke play at 24-under, 16 shots clear of Vanderbilt. The Tigers also boasted the individual winners as Jovan Rebula and Graysen Huff tied for the lead at 8 under.

Southland Conference

April 22-24, Stonebridge Ranch Country Club, McKinney, Texas. 

Noah Steele won the Southland individual title and led Sam Houston State to the team title at 25 over, seven shots clear of runner-up Lamar University.

Southwestern Athletic

April 15-17, Oak Wing Golf Club, Alexandria, La.

Prairie View A&M defended its title to win consecutive SWAC ti, es. Laurence Crea claimed the individual title at 2-over par.

The Summit League

April 28-30, Sand Creek Station Golf Course, Newton, Kan.

After playing 36 holes on Monday to avoid poor weather in Tuesday’s forecast, the University of Denver earned the Summit League title 15 strokes clear of South Dakota for its first conference title since 2014. Denver’s Esteban Missura and Cal McCoy went to a playoff with North Dakota State’s Andrew Israelson and Oral Roberts’ Cody Burrows, with McCoy coming out on top earn the individual title.

Sun Belt*

April 21-23, Raven Golf Club, Sandestin, Fla.

A final-round 21 under par round vaulted Georgia Southern to the league title, edging Coastal Carolina by four shots. GSU’s Steven Fisk took home medalist honors, after knocking out Arkansas State’s Luka Naglic in a playoff. Fisk wins back-to-back conference titles and his sixth win of the season.

West Coast Conference

April 25-27, The Reserve at Spanos Park, Stockton, Calif.

Defending champion Pepperdine claimed its 20th West Coast title at 13 under, three strokes clear of runner-up San Francisco. The Waves’ RJ Manke made birdie on the first sudden death playoff hole to claim the individual title over Loyola Marymount’s Riley Elmes.

Western Athletic Conference

April 27-29, Oakbrook Golf Club, Lakewood, Wash.

The University of Missouri – Kansas City defended their WAC title, fending off Grand Canyon by four strokes to win at 1-over. Grand Canyon had the top two individuals, with Jake Chanen earning medalist honors at 3-under.


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